By Gini Courter | Monday, April 27, 2015
As a frequent flyer, I rely on my Outlook calendar and its three travel-related tools to build and manage my travel schedule—so I’m not constantly taxing my jetlagged brain with time-zone math.
First, when I’m scheduling my work in another time zone, I display a second time zone on my calendar so I can accurately visualize my appointment times.
Second, I use the Time Zone feature to display the correct local time zone in all my travel-related appointments.
Finally, whenever possible, I download my travel appointments to my calendar.
These travel tools make it wicked easy to correctly keep tabs on time zones as you travel. Here’s how:
By Adam Wilbert | Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The subscription model is here to stay, and that’s a good thing.
When you dig into the benefits of a subscription—and evaluate the actual costs of “buying” versus “renting” your Office software—you might be surprised at what the numbers tell you.
Here’s why I think an Office 365 subscription is an unbeatable deal.
By Starshine Roshell | Saturday, January 31, 2015
Yesterday Microsoft released Office for Android Tablets, which allows users to perform basic functions in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for free while requiring an Office 365 subscription for more advanced functionality.
They also released the long-awaited Outlook for iOS, rounding out the Office for iPad suite of individual apps. Available for free, this elegant app gives users the flexible email, calendar, and schedule workhorse on their iPads and iPhones.
An Android version is also available, though currently in Preview only. A final release for Android is most likely coming in the next few months.
Here’s what impressed us about these new apps.
By Nick Brazzi | Monday, November 03, 2014
Microsoft has just released an all new version of Outlook for Mac, the productivity application for managing email, calendars, address books, and more—and we’ve got a first look course ready to get you up and running with this new version.
The course will be useful for new users. But if you’re upgrading from Outlook 2011, this transition is going to be really easy for you; the new version of Outlook for Mac has barely changed at all compared to Outlook 2011.
By David Rivers | Sunday, August 31, 2014
There’s a motto I value and it can really help students who are in the midst of another school year: “Manage your work; don’t let it manage you.”
Of course, this is much easier said than done. That’s why I’d like to share these time-management tips to help students stay in control, reduce stress levels, and enjoy a happier school year!
By Starshine Roshell | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Over a billion people use Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. That’s one in seven people—on the planet.
If you’re one of them, you need the essential time-saving tips in our new Weekly Office Workshop. (Or as we like to call it around here, “W.O.W.”)
By Bonnie Bills | Monday, March 14, 2011
Ever email your boss an email meant for your friend because Outlook pulled the wrong contact from the wrong address book? This tutorial from David Diskin shows how to change the default address book so the one you use most often is the one Outlook searches first. You’ll find this time-saving tip along with hundreds more in David’s new courses Outlook 2007 Power Shortcuts and Outlook 2010 Power Shortcuts.
By Megan O. Read | Friday, January 22, 2010
This week, lynda.com published five new Microsoft Office Beta 2010 online training courses.
Gini Courter, author of countless Microsoft Office books and partner of TRIAD Consulting, has been busy authoring many of these new releases, including Powerpoint 2010 Beta: Real-World Projects, Word 2010 Beta: Real-World Projects, Access 2010 Beta: Real-World Projects, and Outlook 2010 Beta: Real-World Projects.
Also available now are Curt Frye’sExcel 2010 Beta: Real-World Projects, and David Rivers‘ Office Beta Preview.
With more Office 2007 and 2010 online courses in the works, this is a rapidly expanding and exciting area of training for lynda.com. Let us know what you think.
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